Melissa - Global Intelligence  1-800-MELISSA

Many Melissa products run on credits – a simple and convenient way for you to pay for only the data you get. You can purchase credits whenever you need them 24/7, and they expire after 24 months.

Activate Free Credits

With a free trial of Listware you have access to 1,000 free credits you can use to clean and enrich your data.

Top Off Program

Every month we’ll “top off” your account with up to 1,000 credits that you can use for free to clean, update and enrich your global and domestic contact data.

Common Questions

What Melissa Data products use Credits?

Listware®: Excel®, SalesForce®, Online, and Mailers Online

MD Credits do not work with Lookups. If you are interested in increasing your Lookup level you will need to create an account and add a Lookup membership here.

Are there any setup fees?

Only Listware for Salesforce Personal or Business editions have a setup fee, a onetime $19.99 charge that includes an initial 10,000 credits.

Do you have pricing available for large-scale deployments?

Yes. We have volume pricing available with the Enterprise edition of Listware for Salesforce. Contact us for more information.

How does Credits pricing work?

With our credit system, you only pay for the data you get. A credit amount(see below) is charged for a check action or data append.

Credit Costs

U.S. & Canada Check & Verify
Action Type What it Does Pricing
Check Checks the validity of address, phone, email and name. 1 Credits Per Record Checked
Verify Cross-matches a contact name with an address to make sure the two are associated. 2 Credits Per Match
Move Update Returns the current addresses for U.S. individuals and companies that have moved back after going back 10 years.
Does not satisfy the USPS® Move-Update requirement for postal discounts.
0 Credits Per Move Updated
Name Append Returns a contact name associated with the provided address, email address, or phone number. 4 Credits Per Name Appended
Address Append Returns a name and an address based on either a provided email address or phone number. 5 Credits Per Address Appended
Phone Append Returns a valid phone number associated with the provided address. 4 Credits Per Phone Number Appended
Email Address Append Returns a valid email address associated with a provided name and address. 5 Credits Per Email Appended
Demographics Date of Birth (month and year) - 1
Date of Death (month, day, and year) - 1
Gender (as reported by the contact) - 1
Household Income - 1
Residence Type (owner or renter) - 1
Length of Residence (in years) - 1
Occupation - 1
Married (definitely or possibly) - 1
Children Present (yes or no) - 1
1 Credit Per Demographic Appended
Geocode Latitude and Longitude at ZIP+4 Level (U.S.) 0 Credits Per Record
GeoPoints Latitude and Longitude at Rooftop Level (U.S.) 2 Credits Per Record
MatchUp Removes hard-to-detect duplicated and consolidates records across multiple datasets. 1 Credits Per Record
Global Address
Action Type What it Does Pricing
Global Address Check Checks the validity of addresses for over 240 countries and territories. Address is verified, standardized, and formatted to local country standards. 10 Credits Per Address Checked
Global Geocode - Rooftop Level Assigns rooftop level latitude and longitude coordinates to an address. Supports U.S., Canada & 60 other countries. 20 Credits Per Rooftop Level Geocode Append
Global Geocode - Street Level Assigns street level latitude and longitude coordinates to an address. Supports U.S., Canada & 60 other countries. 1 Credits Per Street Level Geocode Append
Global Phone
Action Type What it Does Pricing
Caller ID Taps into real-time carrier data to return the name of a person or business associated with the number. 8 Credits Per Record Checked
Global Phone Check Performs a "live check" of a mobile line, identifying if the number is live, active and callable. 8 Credits Per Record Checked
SmartMover CanadaPost National Change of Address
Action Type What it Does Pricing
Move Update Returns the most current address of U.S. individuals and businesses that have moved within the past 48 months.
Meets the USPS® Move-Update requirement for First-Class™ and Standard Mail® discounts CASS/DPV Certified.
1 Credits Per Record Checked
Global Email
Action Type What it Does Pricing
Global Email Check Performs real-time email mailbox validation to confirm deliverability, identity email type, correct common typographical errors, and more. 1 Credit Per Record Checked with Express mode
3 Credits Per Record Checked with Premium mode
Action Type What it Does Pricing
BusinessCoder Verifications & Appends Validates business addresses, appends business latitude / longitudes, and appends firmographic information for about 25 million businesses.
  • Company Name
  • Address
  • Suite
  • City
  • State
  • Postal Code
  • Plus4
  • Delivery Type Indicator
  • Melissa Address Key
  • Melissa Address Key Base
  • Location Type (headquarters, branches, single location, subsidiary headquarters)
  • Employee Numbers estimate
  • Sales Volume estimate
  • StockTicker abbreviation
  • Web Address
  • Up to 3 SIC/NAICS codes and descriptions
  • Latitude (geo coordinate)
  • Longitude (geo coordinate)
  • County Name
  • FIPS of County (Federal Information Processing Standard)
  • Census Tract of the address
  • Census Block of the address
  • Place Code (Census Bureau)
  • Place Name (Census Bureau)
15 Credits Per Record Checked
Express Entry
Action Type What it Does Pricing
Global Express Entry® Address Autocomplete Auto-completes and verifies an address to save up to 50% in keystrokes and ensure only valid address data enters your database. 0 Credits Per Record Checked
Action Type What it Does Pricing
Property Append Data Returns comprehensive property and mortgage data on over 140 million U.S. properties.
  • Acreage
  • Assessed Property Value
  • Assessor’s Parcel Number (also known as ‘APN’)
  • Building Area (in square feet)
  • Improvement Value
  • Last Sale Date
  • Last Sale Price
  • Living Space (in square feet)
  • Mortgage Amount
  • Mortgage Due Date
  • Mortgage Term
  • Owner Address (street address, city, state and ZIP Code™).
  • Owner Name
  • Property Area (in square feet)
  • Total Property Value
  • Tax Amount
  • Total Rooms
  • Total Bedrooms
  • Total Bathrooms
  • Total Bathrooms
15 Credits Per Record Appended
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